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Make it @ Melrose

Tweens come in to explore different kinds of     activities. Everything from sewing, cooking and other projects, have fun while learning new skills. Grades 4-8.                                                            

Lego Club

Calling all builders! The library will supply the LEGOs, you bring your imagination! Kids in grades K-6 are  invited to attend; kids ages 3-5 must attend with a parent.


Coloring Craze

Our Adult Coloring Club is so popular, we've added a family friendly edition! Spend some creative time at the library and join the coloring craze! We’ll supply all the  materials you will need to color some amazing drawings.

Meals & Memories: A Collection of Melrose Park Recipes

Sharing recipes is a wonderful tradition and we need yours! The Melrose Park Public Library is publishing a cookbook featuring the best recipes from our community. Please share your best recipes and memories. Your name will be printed with your recipe. You can return your recipe and memories to the library, send it via email to:, or  submit your recipe online.

Do you enjoy quick reads?

If you like quick reads you may enjoy James Patterson's BookShots

If you're reading your way through our QuickReads collection, we are adding even more titles this year. James Patterson is releasing a series of books called BookShots. These books are intense, short reads that you can finish in one setting. You can expect all of the suspense, drama, and mystery of a full sized novel but in a much shorter package. Here are some of the titles available at the Melrose Park Library:

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